OTB, Springbak launch annual perfect postseason bracket challenge

A $50 Starbucks gift card and a prize-pack from /Springbak, Inc. and Off the Block will be awarded to the fan who can fill out the perfect college men’s volleyball postseason bracket.

Off the Block announced Monday that it will reward the gift card and prize-pack to the participant of the annual Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Postseason Bracket Challenge who can successfully predict every match result from the four conference tournaments and the six-team NCAA Tournament.

The college men’s volleyball postseason begins with the Conference Carolinas Tournament, MIVA Tournament and MPSF Tournament this weekend. In addition, the four-team EIVA Tournament starts next week.

The four conference tournament champions and two at-large bids will advance to the NCAA Tournament with field being unveiled Selection Sunday on April 24.


Bracket challenge participants can fill out their bracket online at challonge.com or at the bottom of this post. Before filling out a bracket, individuals will be asked to create an account on Challonge. Creating an account on Challonge is free and takes less than a minute to complete.

Along with the perfect bracket challenge, the individuals with the highest score for each of the five brackets — Conference Carolinas Tournament, MPSF Tournament, MIVA Tournament, EIVA Tournament and NCAA Tournament —- will receive a prize-pack from Springbak, Inc. and Off the Block.

In the event there are multiple perfect brackets, the gift card will be equally divided among the winners. Also, if there is a first-place tie in the single-bracket challenge, one contestant from the first-place brackets will be randomly selected for the prize. The winner will also be notified via their Challonge account.

This contest is organized by Off the Block and is not affiliated with the Conference Carolinas, EIVA, MIVA, MPSF or NCAA.

Brackets for the Conference Carolinas, EIVA, MIVA, MPSF and NCAA Tournaments can be submitted up until the start of the first match in each tournament.

The MIVA Tournament and MPSF Tournament portions of the bracket challenge is currently open, while the other conference tournament brackets and NCAA Tournament bracket will open once their tournament fields are finalized.

Deadline to submit bracket is 7 p.m. (CST) Friday. Click here to fill out your MIVA Tournament bracket.

Deadline to submit bracket is 8 p.m. (CST) Saturday. Click here to fill out your MPSF Tournament bracket.